This post is part of the Devilishly Delightful Donald Pleasence Blogathon, hosted by Cinematic Catharsis and Realweegiemidget Reviews. Read the rest of the devilishly delightful posts in this event HERE! In my opinion, Victorian era writer Anthony Trollope doesn’t get the attention and acclaim he deserves. Unlike his contemporaries such as Charles Dickens, the Bronte … Continue reading Devilishly Delightful Donald Pleasence Blogathon: The Barchester Chronicles (1982)
This post is part of The Other Than a Bond Girl Blogathon, hosted by Realweegiemidget Reviews and Pale Writer. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! Today happens to be the ten year anniversary of this blog! Happy blogversary to me! The reason I bring this up here is one of my … Continue reading Diana Rigg Kills It As The Queen of Thorns
This post is part of the Second Disaster Blogathon, hosted by Dubsism and Pale Writer. Read the rest of the world ending posts HERE! I’m a big fan of the show Lost. There’s something about a group of strangers forced to face a disaster together to survive that deeply appeals to me. When Lost became … Continue reading The Second Disaster Blogathon: Into the Night (2018 -)
This post is part of The 8th Annual Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon, hosted by A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the post in this event HERE! I love participating in this annual blogathon and usually plan way ahead of time what I will cover. I knew this year it would be one … Continue reading The Odd Couple: “Password”
This post is part of the 7th Annual Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! I’m old enough to remember Robin Williams’ first TV appearance as Mork, in an episode of Happy Days. My dad said when it was … Continue reading Mork & Mindy: Mork Runs Away
SPOILERS: I know I’m very late to the party, but I just got the chance to finally catch up with the recent miniseries adaptation of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel Sanditon. I went into it optimistic that I would enjoy it. Love & Friendship, Whit Stillman’s film adaptation of Lady Susan, another unfinished novel by Austen, … Continue reading Sanditon and the Missing Essence of Jane
This post is part of The 6th Annual Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon, hosted by A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! The 1970 British miniseries The Six Wives of Henry VIII is quite different from the more recent series on the same subject, The Tudors. ( It's … Continue reading The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine Howard
Awards time! WHOO-HOO! As always, these are about my personal preferences and just for fun. The Television Episode That Kicked the Ass of Anything in Movies Award: “This Extraordinary Being” – Watchmen When this year began I was POSITIVE that Game of Thrones would easily walk off with this category. As we all know, the … Continue reading Debbie’s Totally Random and Completely Insignificant Pop Culture Awards of 2019
There’s been a lot of unpacking going on for what was, by a pretty strong consensus, a massively disappointing final season of Game of Thrones. Unlike other series endings that people disliked, I don’t think it’s so much how it ended, but how the story got to the end. I can’t recall one person complaining … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8: The Great, the Good, the Meh, and the Ugly
This post is part of The Fifth Annual Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! Many years ago I took a seminar on story structure. The teacher briefly discussed sitcom story structure, summing it up this way: "Act I: … Continue reading “A Little Song, a Little Dance, a Little Seltzer Down Your Pants”
We have one more link to share from The Richard Matheson Blogathon: It Came From The Man Cave! found Burn, Witch, Burn, just an O.K. entry in the genre, though he did appreciate the performance of lead man Peter Wyngarde. Rich at Wide Screen World and I would like to thank all the bloggers who … Continue reading The Richard Matheson Blogathon–Final Wrap-Up!
This post is part of The Richard Matheson Blogathon, hosted by Rich at Wide Screen World and ME. Check out the rest of the fantastical posts in this event HERE! I was so pleased when Rich at Wide Screen World proposed this blogathon topic, because writers often get the short shrift when it comes to … Continue reading The Richard Matheson Blogathon: Amazing Stories: “The Doll” (1986)
We have an amazing array of blog posts for the first day dedicated to writer Richard Matheson! My co-host Rich at Wide Screen World, who is a non-driver, examines the issue of "road rage" with his review of Stephen Spielberg's Duel. Realweegiemidget Reviews looks at the more romantic side of Richard Matheson with his beloved … Continue reading The Richard Matheson Blogathon – Day 1 Recap
Today is Day 1 of The Richard Matheson blogathon!I am your host today. Tomorrow Rich at Wide Screen World will be your host.I will be gathering all links for this blogathon in this post if you would like to link back and promote your fellow blogathon participants.I will do a more detailed roundup later today. … Continue reading The Richard Matheson Blogathon Day 1 is Here!
We are two days away from The Richard Matheson Blogathon! There's till time to join in! It runs from Saturday, March 9 - Sunday, March 10. If you want to join in, leave a comment here or under the original post, or contact me or Rich on Twitter (my handle is @DebbieVee; Rich's is @Ratzo318). Looking forward … Continue reading The Richard Matheson Blogathon Begins Soon!